Future of Cruise

Join us for an immersive exploration into the evolving landscape of the travel industry at this year’s Cruise Summit, as we delve into the

‘Future of Cruise.’

Discuss and connect with visionaries, industry leaders, and travel professionals eager to uncover the latest travel trends. With expert speakers, each session is crafted to offer key insight on shifting consumer booking behaviours, and the evolving preferences of modern-day travellers. Brace yourself for engaging panel sessions and workshops specially designed to empower travel professionals with the information needed to navigate the ever-changing travel industry. Secure your spot today and join us for an unforgettable journey into the future!

#CruiseSummit #FutureOfCruise

Join us Monday, 17th of June

 From 9:30-16:00 at the News UK offices in London.

1 London Bridge St,

London SE1 9GF

Doors open at 9:30 for coffee and breakfast, the Summit begins at 10:00 AM

Registration is FREE and includes food and refreshments.

Our Cruise Summit is now full and we are operating a waitlist, if you’d like to attend please register and we will confirm by 7 June. 

Please select 3 workshops that you would like to join. Nearer to the time you will be advised what workshop you are assigned to based on your preferences.

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Monday 17 June 2024

  • 09:30 - 10:00

    Doors Open

    Coffee, tea and pastries served.

  • Morning Session

  • 10:00 - 10:10

    Summit Begins

    Welcome from Cruise Trade News.

  • 10:10 - 10:25

    State of the industry presented by CLIA

    What's happening in the cruise industry and a first look at Wave performance data.

  • 10:25 - 10:40

    Booking trends and forecasts for the future of travel.

    Deep dive into the booking trend data, what changes to expect in the future.

  • 10:40 - 10:50

    Consumer insights from Cruise Trade News.

    Cruise Trade News presents interesting insights based on first party consumer data.

  • 10:50 - 11:30

    Travel Trends and predictions for 2024

    An interactive Q&A panel session with NewsUK’s editorial team to learn more about what the future of cruise looks like for their Times and Sun readers.

  • 11:30 - 11:50

    Coffee Break

  • Afternoon session

  • 11:50 - 12:10

    Changes in tech and how it influences consumers.

    How tech is evolving to change consumer travel purchases.

  • 12:10 - 13:10

    The evolving traveller and tech

    A look at AI, and social media and how they impact today's and future travellers.

  • 13:10 - 13:30

    Panel discussion - Going beyond selling a cruise

    Looking at packaging cruise with longer stays, immersive experiences offshore and responsible travel.

  • 13:30 - 14:15


  • 14:15 - 15:00

    Battle of the media (for the future)

    Five experts each specialising in five different communication channels, take the stage to pitch why their form of media is the best. Who will win?

  • Roundtable & Workshop sessions

  • 15:00 - 16:00

    Join interactive workshops to gain practical tips for your business. Topics include social media, email marketing, content creation, artificial intelligence and selling cruise. Please select 3 workshops that you would like to join when registering and nearer to the time you will be advised which workshop you are assigned to based on your preferences.

  • 16:00


    Join us for networking drinks, a great opportunity to discuss the hot topics from the day and connect with your industry peers.